Capacity Building & Partnership Manager


Hours: Full-time. Remuneration: £36,000-£42,000 gross annual Duration: Permanent. Location: Manchester, UK (Hybrid working available, +/- 2 hours’ time difference of UK will be considered)

Are you an experienced capacity builder able to implement and coordinate capacity building activities for Emergency Medical Teams and other partners?

The overall aim of UK-Med’s National Capacity Building capability is to work with partners and health staff to strengthen response skills in order to enable health services to be better prepared for emergencies.

The Capacity Building & Partnership Manager plays an essential role in ensuring that UK-Med delivers high-quality capacity building activities to national, regional, and international partners. The Capacity Building & Partnership Manager works closely with the Head of Learning & Capacity Building on developing strategic direction and vision for UK-Med’s capacity building portfolio in line with our Capacity Building Approach, and in setting up robust learning and improvement processes for all activities.

The Capacity Building & Partnership Manager is a skilled learning professional with a wealth of experience in building, coordinating, and delivering humanitarian capacity building programmes to high standards. Furthermore, the Capacity Building & Partnership Manager is passionate about building networks, working directly with partners and is able to see and explore opportunities for collaboration effectively.

How to apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Capacity Building & Partnership Manager before applying for this role.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal. Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification

Applications must be submitted no later than Sunday 2 October 2022.

Please note that this role is advertised on a UK basis (location Manchester). We will however consider proposals to work outside of the UK, within two hour’s plus or minus from UK time. If that is proposed, the offer terms may be adjusted, but will be comparable.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

Closing date: 10/2/2022